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Quiz about Ladies and Gentlemen My Quiz is About Paul Heyman

Ladies and Gentlemen, My Quiz is About Paul Heyman


This quiz advocates for the career of wrestling mastermind named Paul Heyman. This quiz will discuss his career as the manager Paul E. Dangerously, his classic promos and his other exploits in professional wrestling.

A multiple-choice quiz by workisboring. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
workisboring
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
371,027
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
11 / 15
Plays
222
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
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Question 1 of 15
1. What was Paul Heyman's first job in professional wrestling? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. In 1987, Paul Heyman was a manager using the name Paul E. Dangerously in the Continental Wrestling Association. While there, Paul E. Dangerously and his protégés Tommy Rich and Austin Idol feuded with Jerry Lawler. Lawler lost a "steel cage" match to Austin Idol in April because of Paul E. Dangerously's evil strategy and interference by Tommy Rich. What dastardly act did Idol and Rich do to Lawler after the match? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. In the American Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling, Paul E. Dangerously managed a tag team consisting of Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose. The group feuded with the tag team of Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane and their manager Jim Cornette. The basis of the feud was that both tag team were using the same name. What was the name used by both teams? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. In 1989 in World Championship Wrestling, Paul E. Dangerously managed a young wrestler named "Mean" Mark Callous. In late 1990, Mark Callous joined World Wrestling Entertainment under which moniker?
Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. In 1987, Paul E. Dangerously formed a stable with Adrian Adonis, Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose in the American Wrestling Association. In 1991, Dangerously reformed the stable in World Championship Wrestling with Rick Rude, Madusa, Bobby Eaton, Arn Anderson, Larry Zbyszko and Steve Austin. In 1993, Dangerously reformed the stable in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling with Jimmy Snuka, Don Muraco, the Dark Patriot and Eddie Gilbert. What was the name of this stable? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. In September of 1993, Paul Heyman became the head booker in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling. Who did Heyman replace as head booker? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. On August 27, 1994, Shane Douglas won the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship in the Eastern Championship Wrestling's arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To the surprise of those in attendance, Douglas gave a shoot promo blasting the National Wrestling Alliance at the end of the match. Did Paul Heyman know the shoot promo was going to happen beforehand?


Question 8 of 15
8. After a revolutionary eight year run as the booker and owner of the Extreme Championship Wresting promotion, Paul Heyman appeared in World Wrestling Entertainment in March of 2001. What was Heyman's first job in World Wrestling Entertainment? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. In 2001, Paul Heyman was part of the "Invasion Angle" in World Wrestling Entertainment. On the November 15, 2001 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown", Paul Heyman stood in the ring and delivered a shoot promo towards which member of the McMahon family? Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. On the March 18, 2002 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw", Paul Heyman returned as the manager of which newcomer? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. On October 23, 2003, Paul Heyman became the General Manager for World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" program. Why did Heyman leave this position in 2004? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. On June 12, 2005, the World Wrestling Entertainment held an Extreme Championship Wrestling reunion event called "ECW One Night Stand". During the show, Paul Heyman entered the ring and and gave a promo. After thanking several people, Paul Heyman belittled several World Wrestling Entertainment personalities sitting in the crowd. Which World Wrestling Entertainment personality did Paul Heyman NOT belittle in his promo? Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. On June 11, 2006, the World Wrestling Entertainment held a second "ECW One Night Stand" event. At the event, what was Paul Heyman's role in the match between Rob Van Dam and John Cena for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship? Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. Paul Heyman returned to the World Wrestling Entertainment on the May 7, 2012 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw". Between 2012 and 2014, Paul Heyman served as a legal adviser or manager to his wrestler clients. Each client was known as a "Paul Heyman guy". What accomplishment was NOT achieved by a "Paul Heyman guy" between 2012 and 2014? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. The March 3, 2014 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw" aired from Chicago, Illinois. The show started with Paul Heyman coming to the ring to one of his former protégé's music and sitting cross-legged in the ring. Heyman then gave another great pipebomb promo about this former protégé. Who was this protégé discussed by Heyman? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What was Paul Heyman's first job in professional wrestling?

Answer: photographer

Paul Heyman began as a photographer when he was thirteen years old. At age fourteen, he became a photographer for Capitol Wrestling Corporation. As a photographer, Paul Heyman became Freddie Blassie, Captain Lou Albano and the Grand Wizard of Wrestling. Thus Paul Heyman was inspired to be a wrestling manager.
2. In 1987, Paul Heyman was a manager using the name Paul E. Dangerously in the Continental Wrestling Association. While there, Paul E. Dangerously and his protégés Tommy Rich and Austin Idol feuded with Jerry Lawler. Lawler lost a "steel cage" match to Austin Idol in April because of Paul E. Dangerously's evil strategy and interference by Tommy Rich. What dastardly act did Idol and Rich do to Lawler after the match?

Answer: They shaved Lawler's hair off

On April 27th, 1987, Jerry Lawler faced Austin Idol in a hair versus hair match in a steel cage at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee. Paul E. Dangerously was allowed at ringside during the match but not allowed inside the cage. But not known to Lawler, the referee or the fans, Tommy Rich was hiding under ring during the match. Austin Idol beat Jerry Lawler after Lawler was attacked by Tommy Rich.

The fans in the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee rioted while Idol and Rich shaved Lawler's head inside the cage. Idol, Rich and Paul E. Dangerously were given a police escort out to the locker room area for their protection.
3. In the American Wrestling Alliance and World Championship Wrestling, Paul E. Dangerously managed a tag team consisting of Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose. The group feuded with the tag team of Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane and their manager Jim Cornette. The basis of the feud was that both tag team were using the same name. What was the name used by both teams?

Answer: The Midnight Express

The Midnight Express had several incarnations in the National Wrestling Alliance and American Wrestling Alliance during the 1980s. The most successful incarnation of the Midnight Express consisted of Dennis Condrey and Bobby Eaton. In 1988, the tag team of Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose feuded with the tag team of Bobby Eaton and Stan Lane over the name of the Midnight Express.
4. In 1989 in World Championship Wrestling, Paul E. Dangerously managed a young wrestler named "Mean" Mark Callous. In late 1990, Mark Callous joined World Wrestling Entertainment under which moniker?

Answer: The Undertaker

Mark Calaway, also known as the Undertaker and "Mean" Mark Callous, was once managed by Paul E. Dangerously. "Mean" Mark Callous competed both as a singles wrestler and as a member of the tag team the Skyscrapers. In World Wrestling Entertainment, the Undertaker faced several wrestlers managed by Paul Heyman including CM Punk and Brock Lesnar.
5. In 1987, Paul E. Dangerously formed a stable with Adrian Adonis, Dennis Condrey and Randy Rose in the American Wrestling Association. In 1991, Dangerously reformed the stable in World Championship Wrestling with Rick Rude, Madusa, Bobby Eaton, Arn Anderson, Larry Zbyszko and Steve Austin. In 1993, Dangerously reformed the stable in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling with Jimmy Snuka, Don Muraco, the Dark Patriot and Eddie Gilbert. What was the name of this stable?

Answer: The Dangerous Alliance

As head of the Dangerous Alliance, Paul E. Dangerously managed the tag team champions in American Wrestling Association and World Championship Wrestling. The Dangerous Alliance also faced Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, and Nikita Koloff in a "WarGames" match at World Championship Wrestling's 1992 "WrestleWar" event.
6. In September of 1993, Paul Heyman became the head booker in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling. Who did Heyman replace as head booker?

Answer: Eddie Gilbert

Eddie Gilbert, the head booker in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling, and Tod Gordon, the owner of National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling, had a major falling out with each other in September of 1993 over Gilbert's erratic behavior. Gordon offered Heyman the position of the head booker in National Wrestling Alliance's Eastern Championship Wrestling.

As booker, Paul Heyman introduced a less traditional promotion including edgier storylines. The shows included hardcore wrestling matches as well as lucha libre and Japanese wrestling styles.
7. On August 27, 1994, Shane Douglas won the National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship in the Eastern Championship Wrestling's arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To the surprise of those in attendance, Douglas gave a shoot promo blasting the National Wrestling Alliance at the end of the match. Did Paul Heyman know the shoot promo was going to happen beforehand?

Answer: yes

On August 27, 1994, Shane Douglas won the historic National Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Championship in the Eastern Championship Wrestling's arena. After the match, Shane Douglas threw the championship belt down on the mat and gave a shoot promo about the National Wrestling Alliance. Shane Douglas then proclaimed himself the new Extreme Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion.

Paul Heyman secretly conspired with Shane Douglas and Eastern Championship Wrestling's owner Tod Gordon to do this shoot interview. Heyman and Gordon wished to use this incident to separate their new promotion from the National Wrestling Alliance.
8. After a revolutionary eight year run as the booker and owner of the Extreme Championship Wresting promotion, Paul Heyman appeared in World Wrestling Entertainment in March of 2001. What was Heyman's first job in World Wrestling Entertainment?

Answer: color commentator

The Extreme Championship Wrestling promotion and owner Paul Heyman were having financial difficulties in early 2001. The promotion filed for bankruptcy on April 4, 2001. Paul Heyman saw a financial opportunity and replaced Jerry "the King" Lawler as the color commentator for World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw" on March 5, 2001.
9. In 2001, Paul Heyman was part of the "Invasion Angle" in World Wrestling Entertainment. On the November 15, 2001 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown", Paul Heyman stood in the ring and delivered a shoot promo towards which member of the McMahon family?

Answer: Vince McMahon

Paul Heyman directed a harsh shoot interview towards Vince McMahon in the ring right before the World Wrestling Entertainment's 2001 "Survivor Series" event. The World Wrestling Entertainment's 2001 "Survivor Series" event served as the culmination of the "Invasion Angle" in World Wrestling Entertainment in 2001. During the promo, Heyman accused Vince of ruining the World Wrestling Entertainment, stealing people's dreams and ideas and becoming a billionaire on other people's hard work.
10. On the March 18, 2002 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw", Paul Heyman returned as the manager of which newcomer?

Answer: Brock Lesnar

On the March 18, 2002 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw", Paul Heyman and his new client, Brock Lesnar, entered the ring during the match between Al Snow, Maven and Spike Dudley. Lesnar took out all three wrestlers with ease.

Paul Heyman led Brock Lesnar to become the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship on August 25, 2002 when Lesnar defeated the Rock for the title.
11. On October 23, 2003, Paul Heyman became the General Manager for World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" program. Why did Heyman leave this position in 2004?

Answer: Paul Heyman "quit" the World Wrestling Entertainment

On March 22, 2004, the World Wrestling Entertainment held its "Draft Lottery". World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" General Manager Paul Heyman was drafted to be a part of the World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw" program. Paul Heyman "quit" World Wrestling Entertainment because he refused to work for World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw" General Manager Eric Bischoff.
12. On June 12, 2005, the World Wrestling Entertainment held an Extreme Championship Wrestling reunion event called "ECW One Night Stand". During the show, Paul Heyman entered the ring and and gave a promo. After thanking several people, Paul Heyman belittled several World Wrestling Entertainment personalities sitting in the crowd. Which World Wrestling Entertainment personality did Paul Heyman NOT belittle in his promo?

Answer: Kurt Angle

At the World Wrestling Entertainment's 2005 "ECW One Night Stand" event, a group of World Wrestling Entertainment personalities sat in the balcony to watch the show. During the show, Paul Heyman belittled several of these personalities during a promo.

Heyman mad light of Eric Bischoff's failure in leading World Championship Wrestling. Heyman berated Edge over Matt Hardy's firing from World Wrestling Entertainment. Heyman claimed that the only reason John Bradshaw Layfield was World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Champion for a year because Triple H let him.

Heyman never mentioned Kurt Angle during this promo.
13. On June 11, 2006, the World Wrestling Entertainment held a second "ECW One Night Stand" event. At the event, what was Paul Heyman's role in the match between Rob Van Dam and John Cena for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship?

Answer: Heyman counted for Van Dam's pin on Cena

At the World Wrestling Entertainment's 2006 "ECW One Night Stand" event, two referees were injured during the Rob Van Dam and John Cena for the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship. After Edge attacked Cena, Paul Heyman ran to the ring and counted Van Dam's pin on Cena. Van Dam won the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship after the pinfall.
14. Paul Heyman returned to the World Wrestling Entertainment on the May 7, 2012 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw". Between 2012 and 2014, Paul Heyman served as a legal adviser or manager to his wrestler clients. Each client was known as a "Paul Heyman guy". What accomplishment was NOT achieved by a "Paul Heyman guy" between 2012 and 2014?

Answer: A "Paul Heyman guy" won the 2014 "Royal Rumble" Match

On January 26, 2014, Dave Batista won the 2014 World Wrestling Entertainment's "Royal Rumble" match. Batista has never been managed by Paul Heyman.

A "Paul Heyman guy" named CM Punk held the World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Championship from from November 20, 2011 to January 27, 2013. On June 16, 2013, a "Paul Heyman guy" named Curtis Axel won the World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Championship. Axel followed in the footsteps of his father, former World Wrestling Entertainment Intercontinental Champion Curt "Mister Perfect" Hennig. On April 6, 2014, Brock Lesnar defeated the Undertaker at the World Wrestling Entertainment's "Wrestlemania XXX" event ending the Undertaker's legendary undefeated streak at a World Wrestling Entertainment's "Wrestlemania" event.
15. The March 3, 2014 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw" aired from Chicago, Illinois. The show started with Paul Heyman coming to the ring to one of his former protégé's music and sitting cross-legged in the ring. Heyman then gave another great pipebomb promo about this former protégé. Who was this protégé discussed by Heyman?

Answer: CM Punk

On the March 3, 2014 episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Monday Night Raw", Paul Heyman opened the show discussing the taboo subject CM Punk's absence from World Wrestling Entertainment. Heyman first criticized the World Wrestling Entertainment for the poor use of CM Punk's talent. Paul Heyman then blamed the fans for CM Punk's absence. Paul Heyman then blamed a loss to the Undertaker for CM Punk's career spiraling causing the star to leave World Wrestling Entertainment.

He then said his client, Brock Lesnar, would defeat the Undertaker as revenge. Brock Lesnar came to the ring, talked about defeating the Undertaker and beat up Mark Henry after the promo.
Source: Author workisboring

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